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  1. Trying to get a better understanding of Docker ( to run empyrion-server)

    I've seen several post about installing docker to run an Empyrion dedicated server.

    do I understand correctly, that docker is a or creates a container to run programs.
    and that it is needed...
  2. Re: what do I need to do to run windows software and steam/EA games on ubuntu desktop

    these are all good suggestions, i'll give them a try.

    I do have a laptop that is a core 2 duo, that i can use as a test site, so that if i mess up i won't lose anything.

    thanks again.
  3. Re: what do I need to do to run windows software and steam/EA games on ubuntu desktop

    the main reason for this post was this,
    ( the short answer -- i would prefer not to have to use new Windows 10 at all, because of the apps MS is requiring us to use. (edge, etc..)

    -- the...
  4. Re: what do I need to do to run windows software and steam/EA games on ubuntu desktop

    Thank you all for your replies,

    It appears that I'm stuck with windows on my desktop. but if I want to see for myself what will or wont run , I at least have suggestions and an old laptop to...
  5. what do I need to do to run windows software and steam/EA games on ubuntu desktop

    I'm looking at switching from windows 10 to ubuntu on my desktop.

    i mainly use my desktop for
    gaming ( window or doxbox)
    video and picture editing
    web scraping and loading to stock info...
  6. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    /dev/md127:
    Version : 1.2
    Creation Time : Sun Jan 10 11:47:32 2021
    Raid Level : raid1
    Array Size : 976630464 (931.39 GiB 1000.07 GB)
    Used Dev Size : 976630464 (931.39 GiB...
  7. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    yes , ouch
    and a lot of typo on my part
  8. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    ext4 was left out when i was retyping.
    the server in another part of the room , so i needed to write down what I saw and type in on this system when I'm in the forum. ( i need new glasses ;))
    ...
  9. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    output from df parted and fdisk
  10. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    the line from df -Th is

    /dev/md127 917G 72M 870G 1% /media/raid
  11. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    in my notes i've entered mkfs -t ext4 /dev/md0
    i do seem to recall that /dev/md0 was listed during one of the disk info displays

    I should have reported exactly what I did, sorry.
  12. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    /dev/md0 does not exist ( df , fdisk or parted) . I'm not sure if it did exist, I told mdadm to create /dev/md0

    yes, I did try to mount to drivesdb1 when i could not get /media/raid to work
    yes,...
  13. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    i was typing the command that was in post #3


    added line in fstab
    UUID=9f8bf34d-cec9-426b-a998-27500f71e4cd /media/raid ext4 defaults 0 0

    still boots into emergency mode

    update ...
  14. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    ok,
    I fdsik sdb
    ran mdadm
    mkfs -t /dev/md0
    nano /etc/fstab ( /dev/md0 /media/drivesdb1 ext4 defaults 0 0)

    now it fails to boot due to dependencies for /media/drivesdb1

    ...
  15. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    attached updated parted and fdisk output

    the Fu

    I have not touched SDB yet, i was mainly trying to get SDC created,
    as to lvm , not sure, i was going to repeat the steps from SDC...
  16. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    system info if needed -- 16.04.7 lts

    1 I am deleting the partition before creating a new one
    step r) = system prompt --- #) = my keystrokes
    sudo fdisk /dev/sdc1
    1) d enter
    ...
  17. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    ok, here the issue, I cheated , I entered t fd on one line, fdisk ignored the fd
    when I entered t pressed the return key then type FD ' changed from Linux to Linux raid auto...'

    parted -l ...
  18. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    darkod
    ok, it seem that using fdisk , the drive is either going to be fat12 or ntfs , where as SDB1 is ext4, I did see someone mentioning that I should create it as ext4. i'll look for that post...
  19. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    ok, deleted the partitions, created new single partition , the T FD changes from Linux to fat12 , i assume that is what I need for Samba?
    again thanks for your time and patience
  20. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    ok,
    when I tried to create a new partition on /dev/sdc1

    fdisk displayed the following,


    device size type ( i think it said type)
    /dev/sdc1p1 835.5g qnx4. ...
    /dev/sdc1p2 259.6g unknown...
  21. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    sdc1 is a 1TB drive. ( so is sdb1)

    Question,

    when running fdisk /dev/sdc1
    I enter n them p
    the following is displayed


    device size ...
  22. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    Thanks darkod And SeijiSensei

    i did not mention that I backup the SDB drive and if I loose the data on SDB, i have it else where.

    i'll be using both of your suggestions to create my...
  23. adding raid 1 to existing server. ( what next)

    I'm adding a raid 1 to my existing server, i'm going to be using the current sdb as a backup drive and want to have raid 1 on it.
    --
    current server info:
    sda - ( boot drive ) -- no raid
    ...
  24. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server not for sda -- boot but to sdb (adding sdc)

    Thanks, all of these post will help.

    i'll update the status of this post when I finish the install. ( it take me a few days to get time to work on that server)
  25. Re: adding raid 1 to existing server not for sda -- boot but to sdb (adding sdc)

    Thanks for replying,

    I may have confused my question,

    the post/example i've seen refer to creating a raid 1 on the existing SDA drive,

    ( currently have to physical HDs in the system ,...
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